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Selling your vote is like selling your destiny’ – Says Lai Mohammed

Selling your vote is like selling your destiny' - Says Lai Mohammed
Selling your vote is like selling your destiny' - Says Lai Mohammed

The  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has advised Nigerians against selling their votes, saying that it’s like “selling your destiny”.

He spoke on Saturday at a workshop on broadcast media coverage for the 2019 elections, organised by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Abuja tagged ‘Fake News, Hate Speech, Vote and PVC Buying’.

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Represented by Ms Grace Isu-Gekpe, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the Information Minister said: “Selling your vote or PVC is like selling your destiny and we should not allow ourselves to sell our destiny. When you do that, you know what that means.”

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Journalists were also advised to use their positions to work with government in the effort to address the spread of fake news, hate speech and vote buying.

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